Park Management - Minor

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

The Park Management minor prepares students to have specialties in their careers in outdoor recreation and parks. Emphasis is on sustainable management of parks and other natural environments for human enjoyment, environmental education and ecological diversity. This minor can relate to a variety of public agencies and non-profit organizations such as the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, state and local park agencies, the Nature Conservancy, as well as private outfitters, guiding services, residential camps, Outward Bound and National Outdoor Leadership School. The program provides students with knowledge, skills and abilities through coursework and hands-on, field-based experiences.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

  • Minimum 2.250 overall GPA

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
RPTM 26081PRINCIPLES OF OUTDOOR RECREATION 3
RPTM 36082INTERPRETATION OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 3
RPTM 36083ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND CONSERVATION 3
RPTM 46070PARK PLANNING 3
RPTM electives6
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.250